Chirality Center

Chirality Center Definition:

A chiral center is a tetrahedral carbon atom bearing four different groups.

Chirality Center Explained:

A chiral center will typically contain a non-superimposable image of itself, called an enantiomer. This means that both compounds are mirror images of one another, much like a a pair of twins.

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